Gaynor Harrison is the Team Lead for Diabetes in Cwm Taf University Health Board. She has been a diabetes specialist nurse for 17 years following earlier posts in surgery, cardiology and practice nursing. Gaynor has been the genetic diabetes nurse for SE Wales for the past seven years seconded to the Royal Devon and Exeter foundation trust hospital under the auspices of Professor Maggie Shepherd and Professor Andrew Hattersley.
She is currently treasurer for WAND and an associate member for TREND –UK. Her main passions are education, career pathways and developing key support systems for healthcare professionals across the primary secondary care interface. Gaynor maintains a very hands on approach in the clinical field, working with people with diabetes and the wider multi-disciplinary teams to achieve the best possible outcomes and improve quality of life at every stage of the condition.